Welcome to my site! I'm a web developer in Lawrence, KS, and I like blogging about Python and programming in general. I'm also an avid motorcycle rider. Below you can find a list of my most recent blog posts.
It's been a great summer so far! Here are some of the things I've been up to.
I was trying to get some work done the other day and there was an octopus attack. I survived by eating them.
Read on for more!
A co-worker of mine mentioned that he missed Ruby's syntactic sugar for regular expressions. I haven't used Ruby's regular expressions, but I'm familiar enough with Python's to know that the API is a bit wanting in syntactic sweetness.
In this post I'll show how you might use python's magic methods to make a nicer API for working with regular expressions.
SQLite is a fantastic database and in this post I'd like to explain why I think that, for many scenarios, SQLite is actually a great choice. I hope to also clear up some common misconceptions about SQLite.
I was reorganizing some folders on my laptop and ran across some really old code I'd written. I knew the code was there, but I hadn't looked at it in years and thought it would be fun to take a peek, so I created a WindowsXP virtual machine and fiddled around trying to get the various programs to run.